Bishops clarify statement on Commission on a Way Forward recommendation
The Council of Bishops is issuing the following statement, written by the bishops who served on the Commission on a Way Forward and approved by the Execut…
NORTHERN ILLINOIS CONFERENCE APPORTIONMENT APPEAL PROCESS
For more information on the appeal process or to submit your appeal, use this information:
David W. Quinn
NIC - United Methodist Church
77 West Washington Avenue
Chicago, IL 60602
Every effort has and will continue to be made in making the Apportionment formula as equitable/fair as possible. It is important
to know that the average Apportionment for a member church of the NIC is about 14% of its annual operating budget.
Notwithstanding, CCFA is mindful of the challenges member churches are facing and will continue to work with all member
churches in order to obtain 100% Apportionment participation. Hopefully, the following Appeal and Review process will help to
foster our connection in the NIC and make the 100% Apportionment participation an attainable goal.
Every member church of the NIC can appeal its Apportionment amount.
Fundamental reasons for seeking an appeal include but not limited to the following (discuss/document as applicable):
The appeal period is from when the Apportionments are announced by the Treasurer’s office in October to January 31st and
decisions will be communicated by the first Friday in March of the Apportionment year. Appeals will not be considered as they
are submitted but collectively in February and decisions made thereafter. All appeals must be received by the Treasurer’s Office
on or before January 31st:
All questions and inquiries should be directed to the Conference Treasurer.
The Secretary of the General Conference has announced that an error was made in the text of a proposed Constitutional amendment as it was presented for voting, and which subsequently fa…
The Council received the report from the Commission on the Way Forward (COTWF) and discerned our recommendation to the called session of the General Conference in Fe…
United Methodist bishops, meeting in Chicago, engaged in a prayerful process to discern a way forward. Having received and considered the extensive work of the Commission on a W…